What is another word for relaxing?

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Adjective
Conducive to relaxation
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“I could really do with a relaxing massage right about now.”
Adjective
(of a place, period of time, or situation) Without disturbance, activity or excitement
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Encouraging or arousing enjoyment, interest or enthusiasm
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Pleasing to the mind or senses
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Dreamy and unaware of one's surroundings, for example because one is in love
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Helping to avoid confrontation
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In a state of inactivity or repose, either physical or mental
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Like an idyll
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Relating to the healing of disease
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Not engaged in work, responsibilities or obligations
Noun
An instance or period of resting
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Verb
Present participle for to rest or engage in an enjoyable activity so as to become less tired or anxious
“I am looking forward to my next holiday where I can finally get away from work and relax.”
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Present participle for to make or become less taut or tight
“He would gradually relax his grip on his weapon as tensions abated.”
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Present participle for to calm down
“I tried to relax him and assure him that things were nowhere near as bad as they seemed.”
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(of a rule or restriction) Present participle for to make less strict
“Diplomacy will be required for the government to relax the current restrictions on trade.”
Verb
Present participle for to become less severe or intense
“He claimed the underlying problems would relax if the strike could be settled with arbitration.”
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